Senators Claim Shootout Win, NHL Roundup
Published on December 10 2013 11:31 am
Last Updated on December 10 2013 11:31 am
Written by Millie Lange
Senators Slip Past Flyers In Shootout
(Ottawa, Ontario) -- Jason Spezza scored the lone goal in the shootout as the Senators slipped past the Flyers 5-4 at the Canadian Tire Centre. Clarke MacArthur scored twice in regulation, while Kyle Turris and Patrick Wiercioch also lit the lamp for the Sens, who snapped a brief two-game skid. Craig Anderson denied 25 shots plus all three shootout attempts for the win. Michael Raffl, Luke Schenn and Kimmo Timonen had a goal and an assist each and Jakub Voracek added the other tally for Philadelphia, which has lost two in-a-row. Steve Mason made 30 saves in defeat.
Penguins Hold Off Blue Jackets
(Pittsburgh, PA) -- Marc-Andre Fleury made 32 saves and came within a minute of a shutout in leading the Penguins to a 2-1 win over the Blue Jackets at the CONSOL Energy Center. Evgeni Malkin scored his eighth goal of the year in the second period while Sidney Crosby found the back of the net for the 16th time this season in the win for Pittsburgh. The Pens have won six of their last seven. Matt Calvert broke up the shutout bid with a goal for Columbus with just under a minute to play. Curtis McElhinney stopped 28 shots for the Jackets, who had won three out of four.
Canucks Blank Hurricanes
(Vancouver, British Columbia) -- Eddie Lack stopped all 31 shots he faced to lead the Canucks in a 2-0 win over the Hurricanes at Rogers Arena. It's Lack's first-career shutout and the third for Vancouver this season. Chris Tanev scored within the first four minutes of the game and Jannik Hansen added an empty-netter in the closing minutes for the Canucks. Chris Higgins assisted on each tally as Vancouver ran its win streak to five. Justin Peters stopped 24 shots in net for Carolina, which saw a three-game winning streak end.
Ducks Cruise Past Isles
(Anaheim, CA) -- Corey Perry scored twice and Cam Fowler tallied a goal and two assists as the Ducks cruised to a 5-2 win over the Islanders at the Honda Center. Perry now has 20 goals on the year Saku Koivu and Andrew Cogliano also lit the lamp for the Ducks, who have won three in-a-row. Jonas Hiller kicked aside 35 of the 37 shots he faced in the victory. John Tavares and Thomas Vanek scored a goal each in New York's 10th straight loss. Anders Nilsson allowed all five goals on 31 shots in the setback.
Hawks Take On Stars Tonight
(Dallas, TX) -- The Blackhawks are in Dallas where they skate against the Stars tonight from the American Airlines Center. Chicago is coming off Sunday's 6-2 win over the Panthers which improved its record to 21-6-5. Dallas is 14-9-5 this year. The puck drops at 7:30.
Blackhawks' Crawford Doesn't Make Trip To Dallas
(Dallas, TX) -- The Blackhawks will be without goaltender Corey Crawford tonight in Dallas. The netminder didn't travel with the team after suffering a lower-body injury on Sunday. Chicago recalled goalie Kent Simpson from the AHL and placed Bryan Bickell on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.
Monday, December 9 Scoreboard
Ottawa Senators 5, Philadelphia Flyers 4 (SO)
Pittsburgh Penguins 2, Columbus Blue Jackets 1
Vancouver Canucks 2, Carolina Hurricanes 0
Anaheim Ducks 5, New York Islanders 2
Tuesday, December 10 Schedule (All Times Central)
6:00 p.m. - Ottawa Senators at Buffalo Sabres
6:00 p.m. - Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals
6:00 p.m. - New Jersey Devils at Columbus Blue Jackets
6:00 p.m. - Los Angeles Kings at Montreal Canadiens
6:30 p.m. - Detroit Red Wings at Florida Panthers
6:30 p.m. - Nashville Predators at New York Rangers
7:00 p.m. - St. Louis Blues at Winnipeg Jets
7:30 p.m. - Chicago Blackhawks at Dallas Stars
8:00 p.m. - Phoenix Coyotes at Colorado Avalanche
8:30 p.m. - Boston Bruins at Calgary Flames
8:30 p.m. - Carolina Hurricanes at Edmonton Oilers
9:30 p.m. - New York Islanders at San Jose Sharks